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Green Dock Beetles

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Spotted on some dock leaves....

Manual Mode 1/200th, f11, iso 100, Canon 100mm Macro + Canon EP25 extension tube + ringflash

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They almost look like they have been enamelled Rye!

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Thanks Denis, yes they do. They aren't very big, between 5-8mm long, the females are the bigger ones. They were also quite close to the ground, so I was having to lie on the ground to get these - I also managed to sting myself on some nettles..

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